Yemen: Flights restored

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Yemen: Flights restored

Postby RYP » Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:38 pm

Everything's fine. Nothing to see here. Move along, Anyone in Aden?

https://aawsat.com/english/home/article ... ens-crisis
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Re: Yemen: Flights restored

Postby Ozymandias » Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:18 pm

I really want to see Socotra. Gutted I didn't go in 2006 when I was first there. Not sure it's such a good idea now though, even with flights restored!

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Re: Yemen: Flights restored

Postby RYP » Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:11 pm

Emiratis are building a military base there.
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Re: Yemen: Flights restored

Postby Ozymandias » Mon Feb 26, 2018 11:02 am

RYP wrote:Emiratis are building a military base there.


Whaaaaaat?! That's crazy (and a really sad development for what should be a UNESCO World Heritage Site). Do you have any links to news articles on this? I found a few comments on Twitter but no images or details: https://twitter.com/Mohammed0Alemad/sta ... 2801378306
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Re: Yemen: Flights restored

Postby Chimborazo » Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:40 pm

UNESCO doesn't give a shit and the Emiratis will probably do a shitload of damage to the place since it's not nearly as known as somewhere like Galapagos and they can get away with it. I'd bet money that base is going to involve a lot of land reclamation, which pisses me off to no end. Chinese have started doing it in Sri Lanka, building some bullshit in Colombo.
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Re: Yemen: Flights restored

Postby 2 Charlie » Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:57 am

Flights resume... the RSA AF had daily flights into Yemen for quit some time, they just never landed..
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Yemen Flights restored

Postby russlits » Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:24 pm

Seems like a good idea, maybe it is to support their bosses threat to sue the UK government
Didnt he give them a 7 day warning?
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Re: Yemen: Flights restored

Postby Mr.PocketsOfSteel » Fri Dec 21, 2018 4:17 am

RYP wrote:Everything's fine. Nothing to see here. Move along, Anyone in Aden?

https://aawsat.com/english/home/article ... ens-crisis


Arghh! Why can't I contact RYP on his page. Does nothing. Hey Robert, if you read this you personally sent me a T3 with serrations a while back. Knife is fine and I love it. The question is sharpening the serrations. Some jackball said "leave the serrations alone and sharpened from the backside." I did the one time and that was enough for me because I knew I could get better work from them by actually sharpening the serrations. Quite a concept huh?

I have the Sharpmaker which does fine, but if I was out in the field could just use a small circular file on one side and flat on the other ; would that suffice? Don't know if I wanna file the bigger serrations or in between.....or both? Recommendation from "The Man" himself is all I'm looking for and problem solved. Thanks RYP. Be careful you old man. Ha!!!!
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